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Jul 27, 2011 7:00am EDT
, "bbc world news." >> extra pressure on muammar gaddafi -- london opens the door to a new libyan authorities. britain announces its next epps to push the gaddafi regime out. >> we are inviting the national transitional council to appoint a new libyan envoy in london. >> welcome to gmt. i am naga munchetty. intelligence chief says the man behind friday's attacks acted completely on his own. >> one year until the opening ceremony of the london 2012 olympic games, i am live at the aquatic center. speaking to athletes about their expectations ahead of the tournament. >> hello. it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, and the foreign office has just unveiled the latest deaths in the campaign to push the libyan leader, -- the latest steps in the campaign to push the libyan leader, muammar gaddafi, out of power. we'll get reaction from tripoli in a moment. first, here is the announcement made by the british foreign secretary. >> we informed him that he and other regime diplomats from the gaddafi regime must now leave the united kingdom. we no longer recognize them as the represe
Jul 27, 2011 12:30am PDT
? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> in london, the headlines -- >> norwegian authorities identifying those that died in the attack. in washington, of the fall deadline just one week away. -- the default deadline just one week away. >> pakistan and india ready for their first significant talks since the mumbai attacks. good night by angell. an emotional farewell at the singer's funeral in london. it is 11:00 a.m. in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. in london. this is "newsday." >> hello, welcome. the norwegian lawyer asked to defend the killers says that he is probably insane. apparently he believes he was fashioning a war to defend the western world. some of the names of the 76 victims have been published. the latest on the investigation into friday's attacks. >> the official naming of the dead is under way. a shocking reminder that most children were victim -- most victims were children or young adults. among them was a 20-year-old model and talented dancer. the youngest is expected to be just 14. described by the norwegian prime minister as one of the country's most promising young politici
Jul 28, 2011 12:30am PDT
are watching live from singapore and london. still to come, safeguarding one of afghanistan's architectural treasures. that battle to preserve this historic city. >> and blended kickstart the final race to the finish line to the olympics. and independent inquiry has found that one in 10 experiments on monkeys has no clear sign to the purpose. studies involving monkeys have led to important benefits over the years, such as the development of a polio vaccine and treatment for strokes and parkinson's disease. an animal welfare groups describe the inquiry's findings as chilling. >> it is done in cases where we believe it will yield fantastic results that meat -- that may either now or sometime in the future be important for human health. >> but is all the research carried out really necessary? and does it always lead to a scientific and medical benefits? according to a review of research on monkeys, on the whole, the work is of high quality and were continuing, but there were some concerns. -- worth continuing, but there were some concerns. >> some of the work does not justify continuing in ter
Jul 27, 2011 5:00am EDT
themselves and we will help. >> now exactly one year to go until the opening ceremonies for the london 2012 olympics. down at the olympic park in east london, our correspondent. >> thank you david. as that banner says to you, it is one year to go before the opening ceremony of the london 2012 olympic games. i'm here at the aquatic center, the location organizers are calling the show piece inventory new of the games. the aesthetics of it are incredible. let's take a look at that sloping roof. it's been a real talking point since we got the first real look at this wonderful location. it was designed by a world famous architect based here in london. what interesting statistic about this particular location is that the roof of this venue is bigger than the roof at terminal five at heathrow. and it is through terminal five that those 17,000 athletes will be arriving in london to compete at the highest level against those other olympians from around the world. we have been hearing about their expectations ahead of london 2012. >> i'm going to be fascinated to watch the rowing final. i'm british a
Jul 27, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the council. our world affairs editor has this assessment. >> the libyan embassy in central london. a hugely valuable piece of real estate. the siege as usual by a small, ever present group of demonstrators. they were overjoyed by britain's decision to recognize them. this is tripoli where the heart of the city was the green square is decorated with a gigantic portrait of colonel gaddafi himself. he has never been a man to shrink from self publicity. britain, which was keenest about bombing libya has decided to cut the last remaining diplomatic links. >> we no longer recognize them as the representatives of the libyan government and we are inviting the national transitional council to appoint a new diplomat to take over the embassy in london. >> britain has joined 29 other countries in recognizing the national transitional council. france did so at the start. germany, turkey, and the u.s. took longer but not as long as britain. russia says recognizing the ntc is taking sides in a civil war but agrees colonel gaddafi must go. china says the ntc is an important dialogue partner. in britain, a
Jul 12, 2011 4:00am EDT
>>> i'm zain verjee at cnn in london. we begin with this news just in to cnn, the half brother of afghan president hamid karzai has been shot to death at his home in kandahar. one of his body guards shot him. we'll bring you more information when we have it. >>> britain's former prime minister gordon brown is the latest victim of phone hacking. the sun and sunday times improperly obtained personal information like bank and medical records on his family. two senior police officers will be grilled by a committee of mps why they didn't investigate phone hacking claims earlier. >>> u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton has criticized syria for failing to protect embassies after pro-government demonstrators broke windows and spray painted walls. no one managed to get into the building. >>> divers are still searching for victims of a deadly boat disaster. the boat was overloaded, not licensed to carry passengers when it sank on sunday. president dmitry medvedev ordered an investigation. >>> u.s. president barack obama is meeting with lawmakers for another round of debt talks on tue
Jul 26, 2011 6:00pm PDT
in london. it's 9:00 a.m. here in sing pour. and 2:00 a.m. broadcasting to pbs around the world and in london, this is "news day." >> hello, and welcome. the norwegian lawyer's who's representing anders behring breivik says the self-confessed killer is probably insane. he bleaches he was fighting a war to defend the western world. they started to publish some of the names of breivik's 76 victims. from the capital, oslo, james robbins has the latest on the investigation into friday's attacks. >> the official naming of norway's dead is underway. a shocking reminder that most victims were children all very young adults. among them, a 20-year-old model and talented dancer. the youngest killed in the massacre is believed to be just 14. amongst those tipped as future stars of the labour party was a 21-year-old male and described as one of the country's most promising youth politicians. among those missing after trying to swim away was another talented speaker who addressed the labour party conference in april and a 45-year-old woman who had run the summer island camp for years. this i
Jul 30, 2011 12:00pm PDT
to london, will the city be ready? on a live picture to remember. there is nothing new about political gridlock in washington. republicans and democrats have fallen out over something that normally passes on a nod, raising the debt ceiling. out in the real america, there is a great deal of pain over the economy. our correspondent has been taking the route over oklahoma which inspired the john steinbeck novel "the grapes of wrath." >> to the red country and part of the great country to open, -- to oklahoma. the last rains cut gently. >> so begins steinbeck's novel "the grapes of wrath." the events that happened or 80 years ago, but once again america is in the grip of unemployment and oklahoma is in the grip of drought. i'm about to retrace the journey that steinbeck describes. at the cattle market, business is brisk. for the wrong reasons. farmers are bringing their cows to market because the drought leaves them with no options. >> to operate might operation, i need 400,000-five and a thousand dollars a year to keep it going. -- $500,000 a year to keep it going. >> everything is failin
Jul 19, 2011 1:00am PDT
tonight. >>> i'm zain verjee at cnn in london. in britain, members of parliament will pepper news corp chief rupert murdoch with tough questions later today, outraged over a string of allegations reporters for the paper hacked mobile phones to get scoops. murdoch's apologized. much more on the story justice ahead on "world business today." one of the first journal itss who exposed phone hacking by "news of the world" has been found dead. sean ward said andy coulson hacked into phones. police are not treating the death as suspicious. >>> a u.s. official says a meeting between the u.s. and libya at the weekend was meant to deliver one message, that moammar gadhafi must go. libya called the face-to-face talks in tunisia a first step. the u.s. says the meeting was a one-off event. >>> the women's world cup team soaked up the limelight after bringing japan its first cup title. japan's the first asian nation with a world cup championship. those are the headlines. auto' jane verjee at cnn in london. "world business today" starts now. >> a very good afternoon to you from cnn hong kong, i'm ali
Jul 7, 2011 1:00am PDT
>> terrible. >>> hello. i'm monita rajpal in london. outrage by alleged phone hacking by tabloid, "news of the world." now, david cameron has an official inquiry, that follows reports that the newspaper hacked into phones of bereaved families of soldiers in iraq. >>> the imf former manager, dominique strauss-kahn, says the maid's lawyer is demanding that the district attorney step aside, saying that prosecutors have leaked information to the media and discredited the maid. >>> of two earlier attempts, the city pyongchang won the olympic games. >>> the power of social media has opened so many doors, it's reached the white house. president barack obama, hosting a town hall meeting on twitter wednesday. taking tweets. he answered them the old-fashioned way, through the microphone. those are the headlines. i'm monita rajpal in london. "world business today" starts right now. >>> good morning cnn london, i'm charles hudson. >> i'm andrew stevens. welcome to "world business today." >> investors head to the exits. a phone hacking scandal of britain's best-selling sunday newspaper deepen
Jul 25, 2011 5:30pm PDT
in london. she had a voice beyond her years, and it must be said for her part, she changed the music business. and yet she ran out of years on this planet and was chased down by addiction. questions remain tonight about how she died and whether anything could have been done to save her. nbc's stephanie gosk has our report tonight from london. >> reporter: it was a combination of the voice and the lyrics. at a young age, amy winehouse was already being called one of the best singer/songwriters of her generation. her second and final record "back to black" was nominated for six grammys. it won five. ♪ i go back >> reporter: winehouse launched her music career here in london's camden town, inspired by jazz, motown and occasionally hip-hop. ♪ you know i'm no good >> she sounded like she was from an entirely different era. and maybe more than one era at once. >> reporter: camden is gritty and eclectic. it has been the heart of london's music scene for decades. amy winehouse fit right in. but with the scene came the drugs and the alcohol. it was a temptation that she, like many young m
Jul 29, 2011 12:30am PDT
. >> and i'm in london. in military commander in libya has been shot dead by an armed gang. the crisis is put off as politicians wrangle over the country's huge debt. >> the mother of a murdered girl is told her phone was intercepted. officials will meet again in north korea on friday. it is 11:00 a.m. in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. in the london. this is newsday. if we are broadcasting around the world and in the u.s. on pbs. hello and welcome. rebel leaders say their military commander has been shot dead. the head of the council said that general younes was killed by an armed gang. >> for many years, general younes was firmly by gaddafi's side. he was one of the highest profile figures to defect. though he became the man that led the military campaign, that he was never quite trusted by the insurgents. some suspected that his relationship with gaddafi was not completely over found his presently spearheading the efforts to topple the government darfur. he was seen as a trader by tripoli. either way, his death has come under suspicious circumstances. the general was shot shortly before he w
Jul 6, 2011 2:30pm PDT
you for coming in. now to london, where one of the world's most powerful media moguls is under fire tonight. rupert murdoch has promised full cooperation after it has been revealed that one of his papers, "news of the world," hacked phones and paid police of the search for information. murdoch called it an acceptable. that was nothing compared to the reaction of parliament, who found the families of london bombing victims may have been targeted. >> there was worse to come. ministers warned their phones may have been hacked on behalf of "news of the world," the families of those whose loved ones were blown apart on 7/7. >> my mind went back to 2005 and the emotional turmoil and state we were in. it is a violation, isn't it? >> on the list of possible targets -- the parents of holly and jessica, who died. and of course, millie, whose parents were given false hope she was still alive when her voice messages were deleted after her phone was allegedly attacked by a private investigator. -- hacked by a private investigator. the premise -- prime minister returned from afghanistan to learn
Jul 27, 2011 2:30pm PDT
as the government promises an investigation. and counting down to the olympics. with just one year to go, london is busy getting ready in time. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also around the globe. in norway, the prime minister has about his country will counter last week's terror attacks with more democracy. he said that norway would not be intimidated by friday's mass killings and that a commission would be set up to determine how the events transpired. meanwhile, police are continuing to search for people who were reported missing on utoeya island. >> oslo central station. the country is on edge. abandoned suitcases spotted. it was harmless, but norwegians are haunted but -- by what happened five days a large car bomb launched a massacre last friday. a shooter went on touse -- to shoot children at summer camp. >> was there a time when you thought you were not going to survive? >> yes. >> you can close to it? >> yes. >> are you through the worst of it, or is the worst still to come for you? >> i think the worst of it will be to know all of the names of those who are dead. and the
Jul 27, 2011 1:00am PDT
tbs. "anderson cooper 360" starts right now >>> anderson is off >>> i'm zain verjee at cnn in london. here are the headlines this hour. five days after the massacre that brought norway to a standstill, the country is still very much on edge. we're joined by cnn's diana magnay out of oslo. diana? >> reporter: a little earlier, police shut down oslo's central train station. apparently looking at a suspect package there. it gives you a sense of how on edge this country s. five days after the massacre, we know there are undercover armed policemen on patrol. we also know that breivek amassed six tons of fertilizer, according to his manifesto. the police are suggesting to us that there is a certain amount of that fertilizer which is not accounted for in the explosives found on the island or the bomb here in oslo. they say it is possible that that missing amount of fertilizer could be enough to produce a bomb. so definitely a very, very significant part of their investigation. now, breivek's lawyer yesterday gave some insight into his client's mental state saying this whole case does sugges
Jul 11, 2011 4:00am EDT
here are the i'm zain verjee at cnn in london. >>> he's hoping to keep the crisis from spreading throughout his media empire and then endangering his planned takeover. some are calling for an emergency vote this week on delaying or preventing that takeover. >>> a syrian government says it's a step toward democracy. a national dialogue meaning between the government and its arcty visits now in its second day but some opposition members are not attending and demanding that authorities end violence aimed at demonstrators. >>> the white house has confirmed that it got will back $8 billion. they also say it's retaliation for pakistan's expulsion of u.s. military advisers. we're going to be getting an update on debt ceiling negotiations in the u.s. when president barack obama holds a news conference in just a few hours. he plans to meet with the republican and democratic leaders again on monday to try to come up with a deficit reduction deal. those are the headlines. this is cnn in london. "world business today" starts right now. >>> hello, welcome to "world business today." i'm charle
Jul 16, 2011 12:00am PDT
to andrew edgecliff johon about you rupert murdoch and the news corporation case in london. >> i tell you today is not the end of the story but with the resignation of rebecca brooks on tuesday, this is a story which will run for months if not years with police investigations, judicial inquiries, lawsuits and any number of other threats still piling up against the company, but it's a significant day. >> charlie: the president's press conference, global implications for europe and the united states and the rupert murdoch case. funding for charlie rose was provided by the following: every story needs a hero we can all root for. who beats the odds and comes out on top. additional funding provided by these funders: but this isn't just a hollywood storyline. it's happening every da all across america. every time a storefront opens. or the midnight oil is burned. or when someone chases a dream, not just a dollar. they are small business owners. so if you wanna root for a real hero, support small business. shop small. additional funding pvided by these funders: captioning sponsored b rose commun
Jul 27, 2011 6:00pm PDT
friday's attacks in norway. the clock is ticking as london gets ready to host the 2012 summer olympics. the food is finally coming in. the united nations has begun airlifting food to eastern africa, trying to ease what is being called the world's worst humanitarian crisis. 12 million people from somalia to kenya to ethiopia are threatened by famine. hundreds of thousands are in camps, waiting for something to eat. >> emergency food supplies are on their way from kenya to somalia. the u.n. says it is faster to deliver aid by air than by road. the packets contain food rich in protein and energy. they are meant for severely malnourished children. >> there are 110 within the next few days, and 80 after that. we're sending it to supplementary feeding centers. >> every minute counts. this young boy desperately needs food. his mother brought him from somalia to the refugee camp in kenya. he is almost one year old, but ways just 3 kilograms, like a newborn. >> he should be 8 kilos to 9 kilos. it shows he is severely, severely malnourished. >> it is even worse back in somalia, where more than 3
Jul 7, 2011 6:00pm PDT
.m. in singapore. >> and it is to a.m. here in london. this is newsday. >> hello and welcome paired it is the phone hacking scandal that has stunned britain and today came the biggest bombshell of all. britain's best-selling sunday newspaper "the news of the world" is being shut down by murdoch's news international. the closure comes after a public outcry. but it has not lifted the spot line of the murdoch empire which controls 40% of newspaper circulations in the u.k. and has worldwide reach. the bbc business editor robert preston starts our coverage. >> rupert murdoch, 1969, shortly after he bought a newspaper which was to become his very profitable pride and joy. >> 4 give the individual, by all means. but you cannot forget. >> he may have well have made the remarks about the newspaper that has shocked us here in the paper that has been printed for 168 years became indelibly linked with the worst practices in british journalism. mr. murdoch says it could not be amended. >> clearly practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in and t
Jul 27, 2011 12:00pm EDT
it. >> we have more on it tonight at 11:00 p.m. >> still to come, the 2012 london olympics are exactly one year away. michael phelps talked about his training. first, the prices of more than one dozen popular prescription drugs will be going down. >> after a beautiful day, things will change as we go into the beginning of the weekend. first, here's a look outside. sunshine, a comfortable conditions, >> in today's medical alert, we have good news for a change. $28 billion in drug cost savings as on the way next year alone. by the end of the ticket, that figure will rise to $116 billion. the patents on dozens of popular brand-name drugs are expiring, meaning that consumers can look forward to cheaper generics soon. >> these little bottles right here, they're pretty expensive little borders. >> she takes these trends every night to were of high cholesterol. she pays a heavy price for it, to. >> leipitor every night, $159.16. >> the businesswoman and mother says she does not have an alternative than to pay for the pricey tells. >> your choices are that, stroke, or a heart attac
Jul 8, 2011 4:00am EDT
rose 194. in london the ftse opened higher too. on wall street the dow gained 93 and the nasdaq index up almost 39. >>> the administration is taking stops to cut the number of foreclosures. it's extending the period for some unemployed homeowners during which they can miss their mortgage payments. the previous three to four months wasn't long enough to find a new job. >>> big pickup trucks respect selling. there's concern that could lead to price wars and lower profits. the biggest backlog is gm full size pickup trucks and gmc sierra. >> that is not a problem for the toyota prius. the automaker expects this year's sales to beat last year's despite the natural disasters that cut production. the increase of the prius sales was fueled by high gas pricic. >>> back to school sales are starting early. sorry, kids. one reason is that stores are nervous about consumer spending despite yesterday's good retail spending numbers. last year consumers spent more than $55 million on back-to-school shopping. >> the brand-new pencil keeper. >>> the shocking report on obesity rates across the country.
Jul 27, 2011 9:00am EDT
. take a look. a live shot right now of the olympic park in london as the countdown has now reached 365 days until the opening ceremony of the 2012 summer games in that great city. a lot of excitement here on this side of the plaza. we're going to have more on the countdown and meet a couple of gold medal winning athletes in a couple of minutes. on that same plaza, i'm matt lauer along with ann curry, al roker and savannah guthrie. what else? >> that music is making me stand up taller. what else is coming up in this half hour? >> we've got a look ahead to our money 911 segment. we've got, of course, answers to all of your financial problems. anything from building your credit score, even if you've never had one, to the best investment if you're giving a gift of money to a baby. make sure it's clean. >> all right. and in today's health we're going to talk about health problems that we're all too embarrassed to talk about, chronic bad breath, maybe you sweat too much or you drool when you sleep. it could be a sign of a deeper disorder. we'll talk about that and the treatment methods. >> a
Jul 6, 2011 1:00am PDT
into the crime victims and bereaved relatives of the victims of london's 2005 terrorist attacks. members of parliament want to question how much the chief executive of the newspaper owner, news international news about hacking, which has been a scandal for years. much more in the story in a few moments on "world business today." >>> a florida jury found casey anthony not guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter. she was convicted on a misdemeanor count of lying to police. the body of her toddler casey anthony was found in woodlands in 2008. >>> a series of computer simulations will show how each of japan's facilities is able to deal with natural disasters. a top administrator says the tests need to be done as soon as possible. >>> two female mps came to blows during a debate in the afghan parliament on tuesday. the fight broke out following a discussion of rockets being fired into afghanistan from across the border in afghanistan. the pakistani government denied responsibility for recent deadly rocket attacks in afghanistan. those are the headlines. i'm monita rajpal in london. "world b
Jul 25, 2011 1:00am PDT
. >> fascinating interview from tom arnold. >>> i'm zain verjee in london. here is our main story. the suspect in the norway attacks is set to appear in court three hours from now. cnn's diana magnay joins us now at a gathering point for victims where they're still searching for more possible victims. diana. >> reporter: hi, zain. the search continues. as you say, there are still four people listed as missing and the police are using all sorts of devices to try to find them including a mini submarine, but the death toll is at least at 86 as you said. anders be anders behreng breivik will be appearing in court. he'll be pleading not guilty so he'll get a chance to explain his extremely right-winged ideologies in court. that's why a lot of people are asking that this be a closed hearing. the police, for one, has a facebook page asking that no one be admitted into the courtroom so he doesn't get this kind of platform to air his views. already 60,000 members on that. i talked to people this morning about it and they said everything has gone his way so far and this must stop. also another piece of
Jul 18, 2011 5:30am EDT
was just released on bail after reportedly facing 12 hours of questioning at a london police station. brooks had been heading the british arm of murdoch's news corp. media division when she stepped down last friday. a spokesperson says brooks turned herself in and she's cooperating with police, but continues to deny any wrongdoing. >>> and then late last night london's police commissioner abruptly resigned, paul stephenson announced he was leaving his post amid allegations that his united, which was investigating this scandal, was corrupt and had close ties with the former executive editor of news international's now defunct "news of the world." nbc's stephanie gosk with the latest from london. >> reporter: london's police chief resigned under intense pressure after it emerged scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the same year investigators decided not to further pursue the phone-hacking case. the former editor, neil wallace, was arrested last week in connection with the scandal. >> i have heard suggestions we must have suspected the
Jul 7, 2011 11:35pm PDT
. >>> aliens impregnate reality tv star. headlines like that one are just part of the london tabloid tradition. but lurking behind those sensational front pages is a cut-throat competition for readers. and now, there's news of just how far one tabloid went in a quest for scoops. it is shocking the entire world. here's abc's jeffrey kofman. >> reporter: it has been the bane of british sportsmen, celebrities, even the royals. all of them had their deepest secrets revealed by "the news of the world." just ask hugh grant, who lashed out at the london tabloid on the bbc. >> you guys have no morals at all. no scrupels at all. you don't care who got hurt as long as you are able to sell your newspaper with a lot of money. >> reporter: say the word tabloid here in britain, and people think of "the news of the world." nothing would stop it in pursuit of a sensational headline. not human decency, not even breaking the law. >> we've always had in britain a vivid tabloid culture. irreverent. but in the last two to three decades, that has descended beyond the gutter into the sewer. and that has happened at
Jul 23, 2011 5:30pm PDT
at the scene right now outside the london home of singer amy winehouse where fans gather tonight as word spread of her unexplained death at the age of 27. winehouse was the first british singer to win five grammy awards. but her musical success was matched by her very public struggles with substance abuse. nbc's peter alexander has our report. ♪ >> reporter: with her mastery of soul and jazz, amy winehouse sure didn't sound like a white jewish woman who grew up in the suburbs of london. ♪ i tell you i was troubled >> reporter: in 2008 winehouse won five grammys, critics and fans loved her with that unmistakable black beehive hairdo and old-fashioned sailor tattoos. her career soared and her influence on other singers, including british performer, adele, and lady gaga was almost immediate. >> there were elements of jazz, of motown, soul, all mixed up in something that was almost unearthly. >> by winehouse found herself powerless over her struggle with drugs and alcohol. she acknowledged her addiction in the song rehab. last month appearing to be high on something, winehouse was booed by an a
Jul 7, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. but that's not going to make this go away. nbc's mike tiabbi with us tonight from london with more. mike, good evening. >> good evening, brian. even among media watchers who have been transfixed by this story, there was one reaction i heard several times today, we didn't see this coming. the news of the world, the lynch pin of rupert murdock's media empire, gone as of sunday. >> reporter: the latest allegation that may have been the breaking point that grieving relatives of british solders killed in action have had their cell phones hacked and their voicemail messages accessed. >> if the actions are proved to have been verified, i'm appalled. i find it disgusting. >> reporter: prime minister david cameron and both sides of the aisle in a rare emergency session in the house of commons. all in agreement that the public needs to know who was hacked, who did it and what they're doing about it. >> obviously the people responsible must pay a penalty. >> reporter: in fact while 80-year-old rupert murdock dodged reporters' questions, his son james said if the allegation is true, the breach is in
Jul 9, 2011 5:30pm PDT
of a tragedy here at home. >>>; áu'folding scandal at london. tonight "the news of the world" is history. >>> a tragic story to tell you about tonight from upstate new york, where a young man, a veteran of iraq, who had already given so much in the field of battle, lost his life at an amusement park. we have more tonight from nbc's kevin tibbles. >> reporter: he was a decorated hero from the war in iraq, two tours of duty, but when 29-year-old sergeant james hackemer came home in 2008, he had lost both of his legs in a roadside bomb attack. >> just to get this chance to come home has been a miracle. >> reporter: hackemer had been working to rebuild his life as a son, husband and father of two. his family was profiled by nbc's buffalo affiliate wgrz shortly after he was injured. >> he loves life. he really loves his family. >> reporter: following years of rehabilitation hackemer went friday to the dare yen lake amusement park about 30 miles outside of buffalo with friends and family. he wanted to try the ride of steel and climbed into the front seat. the roller coaster reaches a height of
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm PDT
, "bbc world news." >> welcome to "newsday" on the bbc. we're in singapore and london. the headlines. the crisis escalates as another top policeman resigns, man from "news of the world" is found dead. >> the mcenroe zone debt crisis worsens. the major banks prompt a stock market slump. and forcing a closer alliance, hillary clinton builds bridges on a two-day trip to india. it's 9:00 oom here in singapore. >> it's 2:00 a.m. here in london broadcasting to viewers on pbs in america and around the world, this is "news day." >> a second senior british police officer has resigned in connection with the scandal over phone hacking and alleged corruption in rupert murdoch's newspaper empire. police commissioner john yates said he had been i don't think in 2009 not to reopen an investigation into the affair, but had acted with complete integrity. meanwhile, the journalist who first claimed that andy knew about alleged malpractices at the "news of the world" has been found dead at his home. >> he is yates of the yard no longer, resigning just a day after his boss, the commissioner of the metro
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